Bibliographic Details

Yellow fever & public health in the New South / John H. Ellis.

Author / Creator Ellis, John H. (John Hubert), 1931-2008
Imprint Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c1992.
Description xii, 233 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject Yellow fever -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Public health -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Public health.
Yellow fever.
Southern States.
History.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1361026
Other title Yellow fever and public health in the New South.
ISBN 081311781X (acid-free paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-224) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1.
  • Beginnings of the Public Health Movement
  • 2.
  • The Necropolitan South
  • 3.
  • The Epidemic of 1878
  • 4.
  • The Quest for National Health Legislation
  • 5.
  • The New Orleans Sanitary Association
  • 6.
  • Tales of Romance from Memphis
  • 7.
  • The Sanitary Question in Atlanta
  • 8.
  • Public Health in the New South.